National Certificate in Motor Industry (Foundation Skills)
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Level

Duration

Training Fee

Automotive Level

Automotive Duration

Automotive Cost

1

1 Year

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get qualified with mito
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StartUp® offers year 11 to 13 secondary school students learning opportunities in the automotive industry, credits towards nationally recognised qualifications and a great introduction to the working environment.

It's a great opportunity to accelerate your automotive career! Talk to your school about MITO’s StartUp® programme. 

gain ncea credits 
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This programme allows students to gain up to 42 credits in 16 unit standards towards NCEA Level 1 and Level 2. There are two programmes:

  • Ignition: This is the first programme and once completed, you will receive a Certificate of Recognition and can enrol in the Accelerate programme. 
  • Accelerate: If you achieve all unit standards in both Ignition and Accelerate, you will receive the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Foundation Skills) (Level 1).

PROGRAMME OUTLINE
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To complete the Ignition Programme, you need to achieve 20 credits.

  • These credits are made up of four compulsory unit standards (11 credits) and an additional 9 credits from the Accelerate programme
  • You can select the additional unit standards in consultation with your school, employer and MITO.

To complete the Accelerate Programme, you need to complete 22 credits.

  • You can select these unit standards in consultation with your school, employer and MITO.
  • Unit standards are available in the areas of Automotive, Driving, and First Aid.

Supported by MITO, in partnership with schools and local businesses, StartUp® has both theoretical and practical components, supporting a range of learning styles and making it enjoyable and easier to learn.

MORE INFORMATION
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Download the StartUp® brochure PDF - 2.4 MB

SIGN ME UP!
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If you want to gain credits, achieve a National Certificate and receive practical, hands-on experience that will look great on your CV, talk to your school Careers Advisor/Gateway Coordinator about StartUp®. 

 

As a student, Rayne Hungahunga initially explored career options in cooking, art and hairdressing. None seemed right - until she tried MITO’s StartUp® programme and something clicked. 

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